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Intensive Care Unit
Full Time 37.5 hour per week
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St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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St Georges Hospital
£31,562 - £41,630 pa inc
03/04/2017 23:59
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Band 6 Experienced Staff Nurse -Adult General Intensive Care


St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services.

With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m.

Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow.

Acute and tertiary health services are delivered from over 1,000 beds across two sites, by around 8,000 staff.

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major acute hospital that offers very specialist care for complex injuries and illnesses, including trauma, neurology, cardiac care, renal transplantation, cancer care and stroke. It has a helipad which opened in spring 2014 and the work of its emergency department can currently be seen on Channel 4’s ‘24 Hours in A&E’ programme. The hospital also provides all the usual care you would expect from a local NHS district general hospital.

We also provide services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton. These include outpatient rapid diagnostic and treatment facilities, a minor injuries unit, limb fitting services and 70 elderly, intermediate care and rehabilitation beds.

As well as hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist, maternity and community services to children, adults, older people and people with learning disabilities. These services are provided from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth.


St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust:

Job Title: Band 6 Experienced staff nurse - Adult General Intensive Care Unit (GICU)

General Intensive Care:
This busy 21 bedded ICU/HDU cares for approximately 1,400 emergency and elective patients a year from a broad range of specialities, including; general / respiratory medicine, renal medicine and surgery, obstetrics, plastic surgery and trauma and orthopaedics. GICU has a strong research culture and a team which encourages innovation and clinical excellence.

St Georges Healthcare is a leading NHS Trust employing over 4,000 staff and one of London’s designated Major Trauma Centers. We are unique in that we have three large adult Intensive Care Units on the same site; Neuro, Cardiothoracic and General. Although run as separate units all work closely together and we offer rotation opportunities as part of staff development.

Band 6 –Experienced Staff Nurse Role: To provide excellent nursing care demonstrating skills and competence to care for a wide range of critically ill patients, to mentor student and novice nurses and support the nurse in charge. To act in a responsible manner that demonstrates respect and kindness to others, in accordance with the trust values.
*Minimum requirement of 2 years ICU experience, a nationally recognised post registration ICU qualification with a minimum of 6 months post course consolidation and a recognised mentorship course. Candidates will require a willingness to further develop their clinical, management and leadership skills.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Anthea Allen (Senior Sister GICU/ Recruitment Sister for ICU's)
0208 725 0968 -direct line
0208 725 1307 -direct line

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact:

Anthea Allen (Senior Sister GICU/ Recruitment Sister for ICU's)
0208 725 0968 -direct line
0208 725 1307 -direct line